The songs are stretched out long enough so that you can kind of get into a Zen mode because it gives you so much time. We're just comfortable being in this laid-back groove; we're chillin’.”
“It’s kind of dangerous to even say that you’re country, because there’s so much bad country out there,” she says.
Vincent Harris writes in this week's Upstate Beat about the second year of the Upstate Music Awards.
"I’m pretty thorough, and I care about when I put my name on something.” - Jeremy Theall
Sarah Black and Braxton Ballew, the musicians behind Valentine Wolfe, have spent the last 14 years crafting their sound, an eerie, pitch-black hybrid of gothic rock, heavy metal and classical music.
"We wanted to do something different, we wanted to make a great record, and we were pretty conscious of not wanting to limit ourselves.”
“Off My Mind,” the new EP by Upstate musician Rögg Collins, is a bit of a throwback. It’s five songs of upbeat electronic dance music, tunes that you can imagine…
"Music gives me a reason to take care of my physical and emotional well-being, because that’s the place where my music is going to come from." - Britt Barker
The City of Greenville’s virtual concert series, Sound Check, created to replace the annual Piedmont Natural Gas Downtown Alive and Greenville Heritage Federal Credit Union Main Street Fridays shows, just…
There are all sorts of stories about how people discovered the kind of music they love, but I’m pretty sure that Greenville’s Perry Evatt has one of the oddest tales…
"I think for this album, we took a lot of what we learned and tried to play to our strengths as a band that plays real instruments.” - Seth Bolt
"For someone who loves Chevy Chase and all those guys, to be involved with something like this, it’s something I never imagined would be possible.” - Charles Hedgepath
“I tell people that it’s an electronic musical instrument that is designed to be pretty easy to play and designed to be very expressive,” Keith Groover says.
On June 23, 2009, Daniel Casasanta got his third DUI. He was 23 years old. On June 23, 2020, he celebrated 11 years of sobriety.
A few years back, Upstate music fan Mark Hartwell Jones believed he had fallen out of the loop. After years of following different local musicians and going to shows, he…